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Measuring dog-owner relationships: crossing boundaries between animal behaviour and human psychology
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rehn, T., Keeling, L. J.
Previous research suggests that dogs (Canis familiaris) form attachment bonds to their owners and that the strengths of the attachment can vary. However, it does not seem reasonable to believe...
Children and Elephants: A Study of Mentalization, Empathy, and Attitudes Towards Conservation in Participants of an Elephant-Based Environmental Intervention in West Africa
| Theses | Contributor(s): Erica C. Rogers
Recent research suggests that children's identification with animals and propensity to learn from animal experiences might make animal-focused interventions ideal for social and emotional...
Transspecies urban theory: chickens in an African city
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Alice Hovorka
New cultural animal geography offers conceptual tools for a reinterpretation of urbanization in Africa. This article applies transspecies urban theory to the existing literature on urban livestock...
Attitudes of livestock keepers to breeding strategies - Threats and opportunities for on-farm conservation of the Borana cattle breed
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kerstin K. Zander
Environmental and market pressures strongly affect cattle breeding in East Africa. While optimising breeding with diverse genetic material can improve income from cattle production, it can also...
Hunting wildlife traffickers - passion and activism in conservation | Ofir Drori | TEDxEde
| Videos | Contributor(s): Ofir Drori
The animal that transformed me is a baby chimpanzee I had rescued from a trafficker and became a father and mother to. I was an adventurer turned into an activist, spending years in the most...
Animal Conservation and Human Survival: A Case Study of The Tembomvura People of Chapato Ward In The Zambezi Valley, Zimbabwe
| Reports | Contributor(s): Ravai Marindo-Ranganai, Basia Zaba
University of Zimbabwe
The effects of wildlife-livestock-human interactions on habitat in the Meru Conservation Area, Kenya
| Reports | Contributor(s): J. Otuoma
The Relationships Among Plants, Animals, and Man in the African Tropical Rain Forest
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hideaki Terashima
Interrelationship among man, plants and animals in the Ituri forest is described and analyzed. Plants contribute mainly to establish the material world of forest foragers, and their eternity gives...
Evaluating animal-assisted therapy in group treatment for child sexual abuse
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dietz, Tracy J., Davis, Diana, Pennings, Jacquelyn
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse
Influence of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) on the attachment representations of youth in residential care
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Balluerka, Nekane, Muela, Alexander, Amiano, Nora, Caldentey, Miquel A.
Children and Youth Services Review
A World Without Elephants: Brad Spanbauer at TEDxOshkosh
| Videos | Contributor(s): Brad Spanbauer
In the year 2026, countries across Africa are reporting ecosystem collapse, record temperatures, reduced rainfall, and dwindling animal populations. At the center of this chaos is a void that was...
Distribution Patterns of Human Elephant Conflict in Areas Adjacent to Rungwa Game Reserve, Tanzania
| Theses | Contributor(s): Wilbright Munuo
Human pressure on terrestrial ecosystems has caused loss and fragmentation of habitats for wildlife species. That has brought humans and wildlife in close proximity intensifying human wildlife...
A welfare assessment scoring system for working equids - a method for identifying at risk populations and for monitoring progress of welfare enhancement strategies (trialed in Egypt)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ali, A. B. A., El-Sayed, M. A., Matoock, M. Y., Fouad, M. A., Heleski, C. R.
There are an estimated 112 million horses, donkeys and mules (i.e., working equids) in developing regions of the world. Though their roles are often fundamental to the well-being of the families...
Factors governing risk of cougar attacks on humans
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mattson, D., Logan, K., Sweanor, L.
U.S. Geological Survey, Southwest Biological Science Center, Box 5614, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ...
Human Dimensions of Human-Elephant Conflict in Botswana: Exploring Visible and Hidden Well-Being Impacts
| Theses | Contributor(s): Allison Mayberry
High densities of wild African savannah elephants (Loxodonta africana) combined with widespread agricultural land use has led to increasing human-elephant conflict in Botswana’s rural north....
A Survey of Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP) Communities' Attitudes Toward Human-Lion Conflict and Lion Conservation
| Theses | Contributor(s): Nick M. Moghari
Local human communities within Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP) were surveyed to determine prevalent attitudes toward lion conservation efforts and Uganda Wildlife Authority’s...
Giving something back
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Varga, G.
Behavioural response of pure Ankole and crossbred (Ankole * Holstein) cows to seasonal pasture variations in south-western Uganda
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Idibu, J., Kabi, F., Mpairwe, D.
This study evaluated the effects of season and pasture species on variations in sward composition, pasture quantity (plant-height and biomass) and quality [crude protein (CP), neutral detergent...
Animal exploitation during the Old Kingdom in Egypt: contribution from Ayn Asil (Dakhla Oasis)Exploitation animale a l'Ancien Empire en Egypte: les apports d'Ayn Asil (oasis de Dakhla)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lesur, J.
At the end of the Old Kingdom in Egypt, food production relies on a dense agriculture in the Delta and the Nile valley as well as on livestock herding and fishing. The situation is however...